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H.R.819 Government Shutdown Fairness Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Aug 20, 2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service, and Labor Policy.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform - Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and the Census

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  • 97% of users support H.R.819

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    97% of users on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource, support H.R.819.
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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On February 25, 2011, by oakgall - Right wing ideologues don't realize that they depend upon federal government services every day. They insult democracy when they say that government of the people can't get things done. This is a good bill that points out how much Republican politicians profit from the government.

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      As noted by oakgall, a user on OpenCongress.org, on February 25, 2011, "Right wing ideologues don't realize that they depend upon federal government services every day. They insult democracy when they say that government of the people can't get things done. This is a good bill that points out how much Republican politicians profit from the government."
    • On February 24, 2011, by fakk2 - I love this bill except for the fact it doesn't stop the Congress or the President from receiving back pay related to the shutdown like the Senate bill does. If the government shuts down for 1 month, approximately $58.304 BILLION dollars will not be paid out to SSA/SSI beneficiaries. Assuming the government is shut down only 1 month, and other than having to pay the benefits out at a later time, how is this different than cutting $61 billion from the House plan?

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      As noted by fakk2, a user on OpenCongress.org, on February 24, 2011, "I love this bill except for the fact it doesn't stop the Congress or the President from receiving back pay related to the shutdown like the Senate bill does. If the government shuts down for 1 month, approximately $58.304 BILLION dollars will not be paid out to SSA/SSI beneficiaries. Assuming the government is shut down only 1 month, and other than having to pay the benefits out at a later time, how is this different than cutting $61 billion from the House plan?"
    • On March 13, 2011, by fakk2 - Hell yes we insult Democracy! Democracy doesn't work! And I think we, the people, can do what needs to be done if we have to, so I'm not sure which government services you're referring to that can't be done by us, or the states, if the federal government weren't there to do it for us.

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      As noted by fakk2, a user on OpenCongress.org, on March 13, 2011, "Hell yes we insult Democracy! Democracy doesn't work! And I think we, the people, can do what needs to be done if we have to, so I'm not sure which government services you're referring to that can't be done by us, or the states, if the federal government weren't there to do it for us."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Prevention First Act (2007; 110th Congress H.R. 819) - GovTrack.us - March 25, 2012 by GovTrack.us - H.R. 819 (110th). To expand access to preventive health care services that help reduce unintended pregnancy, reduce abortions, and improve access to women's health care. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

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      As noted by GovTrack.us on March 25, 2012, "H.R. 819 (110th). To expand access to preventive health care services that help reduce unintended pregnancy, reduce abortions, and improve access to women's health care. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress." (/url?q=http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr819&sa=U&ei=BF4TUIG_CYO68ATVgIHoBg&ved=0CBwQmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNH4_0xpDMtmZehgbkSvFDiByXHMmA)
    • Prevention First Act (2007; 110th Congress H.R. 819) - GovTrack.us - March 25, 2012 by GovTrack.us - H.R. 819 (110th). To expand access to preventive health care services that help reduce unintended pregnancy, reduce abortions, and improve access to women's health care. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

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      As noted by GovTrack.us on March 25, 2012, "H.R. 819 (110th). To expand access to preventive health care services that help reduce unintended pregnancy, reduce abortions, and improve access to women's health care. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress." (/url?q=http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr819&sa=U&ei=Ef8RUMe7DoT-8ASI4oCoBA&ved=0CBwQmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNFtfuaiItK6IMq1h5kJDSnrpi3Ogw)
    • Prevention First Act (2007; 110th Congress H.R. 819) - GovTrack.us - March 25, 2012 by GovTrack.us - H.R. 819 (110th). To expand access to preventive health care services that help reduce unintended pregnancy, reduce abortions, and improve access to women's health care. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

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      As noted by GovTrack.us on March 25, 2012, "H.R. 819 (110th). To expand access to preventive health care services that help reduce unintended pregnancy, reduce abortions, and improve access to women's health care. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress." (/url?q=http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr819&sa=U&ei=gYAPUK-uL-WV0QGsvoHQDQ&ved=0CBwQmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNHhyVBU1Eg0mW5X_5Hul5vkeR-6NQ)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Pelosi, House Dem leaders offer their own spending extension bill - February 22, 2011 by The Hill (blog) - The wide gap between Republicans and Democrats has increased speculation that a government shutdown is coming, and Democrats appear to be preparing for this contingency. Late last week, Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) introduced HR 819, which would prohibit ...

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      As noted by The Hill (blog) on February 22, 2011, " The wide gap between Republicans and Democrats has increased speculation that a government shutdown is coming, and Democrats appear to be preparing for this contingency. Late last week, Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) introduced HR 819, which would prohibit ... " (http://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/house/145629-pelosi-house-dem-leaders-offer-their-own-spending-extension-bill)
    • Last time, the shift to skeletal crew was disorganized and illogical - February 21, 2011 by FCW.com - Moran said his Government Shutdown Fairness Act (HR 819) would put top government officials on equal footing with federal employees. “If we're going to throw federal employees, including our staffs, out on the street, we should be right there with t

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      As noted by FCW.com on February 21, 2011, " Moran said his Government Shutdown Fairness Act (HR 819) would put top government officials on equal footing with federal employees. “If we're going to throw federal employees, including our staffs, out on the street, we should be right there with t" (http://fcw.com/articles/2011/02/22/government-shutdown-plans-scrutiny-crs-report.aspx)
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